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Date  May 26, 2007
City  Las Vegas, Nevada
Total gate  $4,304,000
Initial release  2007
8.1/10 IMDb

Venue  MGM Grand Garden Arena
Attendance  14,728 (13,224 paid)
Buyrate  675,000
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Promotion  Ultimate Fighting Championship
Similar  UFC 55, UFC 73, UFC 80: Rapid Fire, UFC 89, UFC 88: Breakthrough

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UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event took place on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Background

The main event was the rematch between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. At the time of the event, Jackson was the only fighter to have an unavenged victory over Liddell, which occurred at PRIDE Final Conflict 2003 by TKO.

The UFC announced during the broadcast of the card that the winner of the Jackson vs. Liddell bout will face PRIDE 93 kg and 83 kg Champion Dan Henderson.

Mainstream sports media, especially ESPN, began extensive coverage of the UFC on this event. ESPN broadcast live the weigh-ins and post-fight coverage for UFC 71 on ESPNEWS.

Alan Belcher replaced Eric Schafer for his fight against Sean Salmon due to an injury.

Bonus awards

After every UFC event, bonuses are given to fighters who perform well.

The bonuses for this event were $40,000 each.

  • Fight of the Night: Chris Leben vs. Kalib Starnes
  • Knockout of the Night: Quinton Jackson
  • Submission of the Night: Din Thomas
  • References

    UFC 71 Wikipedia


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